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Only Once Every Hundred Years....


Saturday, July 18, 2015
Spreckels Organ Pavilion
, Balboa Park

Join us for the grand gala celebration of Balboa Park's 100 year anniversary of the Panama-California International Exposition. Make your plans now for this glorious centennial celebration of Balboa Park – San Diego's own Masterpiece – in a milestone event deserving of the "party of the century"!

Presenting Sponsor:  Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester
Presenting Media Sponsor:  UT-San Diego

Patrons of the Prado is grateful to the generosity of our early major sponsors:
Arlene & Richard Esgate | Jack McGrory | Malin Burnham | Bill Roper | Valerie & Harry Cooper
Kurt & Andrea Culver, Esgil Corp. | Catherine & Phil Blair, Linda & Mel Katz

Gala Chairs: Arlene & Richard Esgate, Jack McGrory
Honoree: Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer

The 2015 'Masterpiece' Gala will be our largest fundraiser to date with a goal of $1.1 million dollars in direct financial support to the eleven museums, arts and cultural institutions along The Prado of Balboa Park.

Cultural organizations supported by this event:

San Diego Museum of Man; San Diego Museum of Art; San Diego History Center; The Old Globe Theatre; San Diego Junior Theatre; the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center; Museum of Photographic Arts; Mingei International Museum; Timken Museum of Art; San Diego Hall of Champions; and San Diego Natural History Museum.


Table for 10: $5000  

Tickets: $500   


Sponsorship Form - PDF
Honorary Committee Sponsorship Form - PDF
Sponsorship Benefits - PDF

for more information contact us at: or 858.256.6140

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